#50GreatestMatches - #21 Leicester City 0-6 West Ham United

West Ham United celebrates its 125th anniversary on 29 June – and as part of our celebrations we're counting down to the date with the Club’s #50GreatestMatches brought to you by Monster Energy!

Since the Hammers were formed as Thames Ironworks FC in 1895, we have played in excess of 5,500 matches – reaching five FA Cup finals - and one women's FA Cup final, lifting European silverware and competing across the globe and enjoying thousands of memorable moments.

With your help and recommendations, we've whittled down that list of 5,500 matches to a top 50, featuring landmark goals, trophies held aloft, heroic individual performances and remarkable collective efforts.

We continue the #50GreatestMatches countdown with our best ever away win...

The 1923/23 season was one to remember for West Ham United.

Not only did they reach the first-ever Wembley FA Cup final as a Second Division side, but they also won promotion to the top flight for the first time in their history.

The margins for earning their Division One place were tight, and helped by a record away win against a fellow promotion challenger on 15 February 1923.

West Ham's start to the campaign had been slow, but their form took off in the run-up to Christmas and they headed into a February double header against Leicester City in seventh place.

A 2-2 draw at the Boleyn Ground on 10 February was decent enough, but much more was to come at Filbert Street five days later.

The Hammers simply overwhelmed the Foxes to give their promotion hopes a real shot in the arm.

Forward Billy Moore lead the way with a hat-trick, taking his tally for the season to 14. He would eventually end with 20, second only to the legendary Vic Watson who, rarely for him, missed out on this occasion.

Moore was ably assisted on the day by Jimmy Ruffell, the long-serving outside-left who played more than 500 games in Claret & Blue, Dick Richards and Jack Tresadern, who were all on target as the Hammers hit six.

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West Ham United's 1922/23 team

Leicester were unable to trouble West Ham keeper Ted Hufton at the other end, and the 6-0 success still stands as the Hammers' all-time record away win.

It was just as well the win was by such a margin too.

West Ham's fine form continued until the end of the season - this win was part of a 23-match unbeaten run, which propelled Syd King's men to the top of the table heading into the final day showdown with Notts County.

Leicester sat second in the table, with the Magpies third, and although Notts County won 1-0 in east London to leapfrog the Hammers and end as champions, defeat for Leicester too, at the hands of Bury, kept the Hammers in second and the final promotion place.

Both teams had 51 points, but West Ham possessed the better goal average, helped no end by a certain record-breaking day in the East Midlands.

Don't miss tomorrow's game as we head into the top 20 - as the Hammers secured another Wembley date in the 1980s.